For Immediate Release:
November 07, 2012

Media Contact:
Olga Vega

Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz joins Miccosukee Resort & Gaming and Peterson’s Harley Davidson to host Kids & Families Foundation Poker Run Event features police-escorted ride, and concert featuring Fat Joe and Jenny Love


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz will be riding his motorcycle for a cause on Sunday, November 11, 2012 and he’s encouraging all Miami-Dade residents to participate in the Kids & Families Foundation Poker Run. The proceeds will benefit the Kids & Families Foundation, which holds annual toy drives and offers support services for local pediatric patients suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses.

The event will begin at Peterson’s Harley Davidson North, 19400 N.W. 2nd Avenue with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. and the police-escort ride kicking off at 9 a.m. and ending at Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, 500 S.W. 177th Avenue with a concert featuring Fat Joe and Jenny Love. There will also be giveaways and surprises, as well as special gifts to veterans attending.

“I’m excited to join the Kids & Families Foundation in putting together this event for such a worthy cause.” said Commissioner Diaz.  “This foundation continues to help kids cope with traumatic illnesses and treatments providing emotional support for both patients and their families.”

Registration fee is $10 per hand and a new unwrapped toy.

For more information, please contact Commissioner Diaz’s office at 305-599-1200.

Who: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz
Miccosukee Resort & Gaming
Peterson’s Harley Davidson North/South
Cuban Crafters Cigar Factory
Cadillac Ranch Restaurant

What:Kids & Families Foundation Poker Run

Registration starts at 8:30am
9 a.m. –Motorcycle Run starts off at Peterson’s Harley Davidson North
NOON - Final stop Miccosukee Resort & Gaming

When: November 11, 2012, 8:30 a.m.

Where:Peterson’s North (registration at 8:30am, race starts at 9am)
198400 N.W. 2nd avenue, Miami

Miccosukee Resort & Gaming (poker ride ends)
500 S.W. 177th Avenue, Miami


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